Corporate writer and editor

United Kingdom
Oct 11, 2016
Oct 28, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Part Time
Corporate writer and editor Corporate Communications

Location: Highfield Campus

Salary:  £29,301 to £36,001 Pro rata per annum

Part Time Permanent

Closing Date:  Friday 28 October 2016

Reference: 789616GR

The University of Southampton is in the top one per cent of world universities* and is one of the UK’s top 10 research-intensive universities, with an international reputation for its research, teaching and enterprise activities. 

The Communications and Marketing team provides professional leadership for all communications and marketing activity across the University. The multi-functional team develop and implement marketing and communications plans to ensure that the University is presented in a coherent way to all audiences through all media. 

We are looking for a proactive, detail-oriented professional with experience of producing copy for a variety of channels – primarily digital and marketing collateral at a corporate level within a large organisation. You will need to have extensive experience of producing original copy tailored for specific channels, as well as editing large publications at a corporate level. Evidence of being able to produce copy about complex research topics for a lay audience is essential.

You will be able to demonstrate initiative, the ability to juggle concurrent projects and work with a wide variety of stakeholders, while continuously evaluating the success of outcomes using analytics tools. You will have experience of working within editorial guidelines, acting as brand champion, be organised and a team player who takes a flexible approach to their work.

This is a permanent part-time position.

If you would like to discuss the post informally, please contact Mike Brown via email

* QS World University Rankings 2016

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Swann (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 789616GR on all correspondence.

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